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Meaning of "USDAW" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF USDAW

USDAW  [ˈʌzˌdɔː] play
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WHAT DOES USDAW MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers

The Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers is a trade union in the United Kingdom. Consisting of over 433,000 members nationwide, USDAW is the UK's fourth largest, and fastest growing trade union. Membership has increased by more than 17% in the last five years and by nearly a third in the last decade. Usdaw members work in a variety of occupations and industries including: shopworkers, factory and warehouse workers, drivers, call centres, clerical workers, milkround and dairy process, butchers and meat packers, catering, laundries, chemical processing, home shopping and pharmaceutical. The retail sector employs around 2.77 million people. The union was formed in 1947 by the merger of the National Union of Distributive and Allied Workers and the National Union of Shop Assistants, Warehousemen and Clerks. There is also a managerial and supervisory section called Sata - the Supervisory, Administrative and Technical Association. This is a special section of the union representing employees in middle and lower management or with administrative or technical responsibilities.

Definition of USDAW in the English dictionary

The definition of USDAW in the dictionary is Union of Shop, Distributive, and Allied Workers.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH USDAW


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conquistador
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Corregidor
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corridor
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cuspidor
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dumbledore
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Ecuador
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four-door
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heliodor
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humidor
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indoor
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jackdaw
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komondor
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Labrador
ˈlæbrəˌdɔː
picador
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roncador
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Salvador
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stevedore
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toreador
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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE USDAW

USA
usability
usable
usableness
usably
USAF
usage
usager
usance
USB
USB drive
USB key
USB port
USCG
USDA
USDI

WORDS THAT END LIKE USDAW

NUAAW
UAW

Synonyms and antonyms of USDAW in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «USDAW» into 25 languages

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USDAW
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USDAW
510 millions of speakers

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380 millions of speakers
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280 millions of speakers

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278 millions of speakers

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USDAW
270 millions of speakers

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260 millions of speakers

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USDAW
220 millions of speakers

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USDAW
190 millions of speakers

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USDAW
180 millions of speakers

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USDAW
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USDAW
85 millions of speakers

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80 millions of speakers

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USDAW
75 millions of speakers

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USDAW
75 millions of speakers

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USDAW
70 millions of speakers

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Usdaw
65 millions of speakers

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USDAW
50 millions of speakers

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USDAW
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USDAW
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14 millions of speakers
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USDAW
10 millions of speakers
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USDAW
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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «USDAW»

The term «USDAW» is normally little used and occupies the 150.576 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «USDAW» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about USDAW

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «USDAW»

Discover the use of USDAW in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to USDAW and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Post-16 skills: ninth report of session 2006-07, Vol. 2: ...
This submission is based the experience of Usdaw, the Retail and Distributive Trade Union, and in particular the experience of Usdaw's Union Learning Reps. The submission opens with some background information about Usdaw's ...
Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Education and Skills Committee, 2007
2
Trade Unions in a Neoliberal World
Farrington, GMB (Massive); Helen Flanagan, PCS shop steward; John Fray, NUJ Deputy General Secretary; GMB; Pat Frost, USDAW Manchester Deputy Divisional Officer; Janice Godrich, PCS President; Rachel Hemingway, Unison shop ...
Gary Daniels, John McIlroy, 2009
3
Trade Union Merger Strategies : Purpose, Process, and ...
The other three options were mutually exclusive. They were to merge with one of three unions: the CWU (communications and post office workers), USDAW (shop and distribution workers), and AMICUS that was in the process of being formed ...
Roger Undy, 2008
4
Working for the Union: British Trade Union Officers
Nevertheless, the T&GWU officer played an important role in negotiations and made frequent contributions that were often at odds with those of his USDAW colleague. At the opening session management responded to the union's claim by ...
John Kelly, Edmund Heery, 2009
5
Yearbook 2005: British Retail Consortium
General Secretary, Usdaw Usdaw and the BRC - Tackling Retail Crime Together In the past two years, Usdaw (Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers) has become well known both in government and media circles for our 'Freedom ...
British Retail Consortium, 2004
6
Minimum Wages, Pay Equity, and Comparative Industrial Relations
Nevertheless, Usdaw is pragmatic about its low-pay stance. Compared to the other large trade unions in the UK, Usdaw recommended the lowest rate for the national minimum wage in its written submission to the 2009 Low Pay Commission ...
Damian Grimshaw, 2013
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Retail Work
Workplace mapping has become a more formalized process overtime inUSDAW (USDAW area organizer, 2009). After a year of using the TUC's Organizing Academy, USDAW establishedits own Organizing Academy, basedonthe ...
Irena Grugulis, Ödül Bozkurt, 2011
8
Union Voices: Tactics and Tensions in UK Organizing
Many trade unionists, commentators, and academics are very critical of the kind of organizing un- dertaken by, for example, USDAW. We use USDAW as an example here because we have described their approach in more detail than many ...
Melanie Simms, Jane Holgate, Edmund Heery, 2012
9
Introducing Employment Relations: A Critical Approach
USDAW News Release, 20January, http://www. usdaw.org.uk/newsevents/news/ 2012/jan/ usdawwins%C2%A367millioncompens.aspx Union of Shop, Distributive, and Allied Workers (USDAW) (2013). 'USDAW wins more than £5 million for ...
Steve Williams, 2014
10
The 2001 General Election
Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers ( Usdaw) Usdaw registered for two main reasons. First, the union's own legal advice reinforced the warning issued by the Electoral Commission, that its opinion on internally circulated material ...
Lynn G. Bennie, Colin Rallings, Jonathan Tonge, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «USDAW»

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Andy Burnham backed by workers' union to become leader of …
The fourth largest trade union, Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (USDAW), also announced its nomination for Shadow Secretary of State, Caroline ... «Liverpool Echo, Jul 15»
2
Usdaw praises Ikea for living wage commitment
SHOPWORKERS' union Usdaw has welcomed a commitment by furniture giant Ikea to pay the living wage. The Swedish chain agreed to pay the living wage of ... «Morning Star Online, Jul 15»
3
Small retailers wary of losing Sunday trading edge
John Hannett, Usdaw's general secretary, pointed out the government had already consulted twice on extending Sunday trading hours, and decided against the ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
4
Jim Murphy supported by Usdaw
Leaders of the trade union Usdaw offered their support to Mr Murphy, who has been facing calls to resign after Labour lost 40 of its 41 Scottish MPs last week. «The Courier, May 15»
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Court of Justice of the European Union
PRESS RELEASE No 47/15. Luxembourg, 30 April 2015. Judgment in Case C-80/14. Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (USDAW) and B. Wilson v. «EU News, Apr 15»
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Woolworths Workers Lose Compensation Fight
The USDAW shopworkers union, which supported the workers' fight from the outset, said it was now pinning its hopes for a change in the law on the election of a ... «Sky News, Apr 15»
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Chuka Umunna speech to Usdaw conference: "In the end, it is the …
Now, I was elected to Parliament in 2010. I was a lawyer for almost a decade before that. But one of my first jobs was in the menswear store TM Lewin. «New Statesman, Apr 15»
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Usdaw conference
Yet Usdaw's response has been insufficient. Despite supporting the call at the TUC congress last year for a £10 an hour minimum wage, our leaders now ... «Socialist Party, Apr 15»
9
Tesco pension changes to be fought by union
However, Usdaw, which has attracted widespread criticism from Tesco staff for failing to do enough to oppose Tesco's ongoing staff shake-up, said it would try to ... «The Grocer, Apr 15»
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Left scares Usdaw leadership in elections
These companies are the 'big four' that make up the bulk of the Usdaw shop worker union's membership, with almost half of the union's 430,000 membership ... «Socialist Party, Feb 15»

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